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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 2.18.15

A look see around today's internets.

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- Kansas Sports -

Bill Self praises Staten’s winning drive |

“We tried to deny Staten the ball, and we could not do it,” Self said. “We should have put Jamari (Traylor) and Frank (Mason) behind Staten as opposed to just Frank and therefore make him catch it in front of us to make him use clock and (have) strong help where he had to beat two guys coming up the floor.”

#KUReview: When boxing out doesn't matter |

Why is it that Traylor's defensive rebounding production has fallen off from a year ago? After going over tape of each of WVU's offensive rebounds, it appears two factors are costing Traylor.

Ticket Packages Available for the 2015 World University Games

The Kansas men's basketball team was selected to represent the United States in the 2015 World University Games, July 3-14, in Gwangju, South Korea. Fan travel packages are available now at , or contact Ashley of BTI Events at 425.977.2700 or 888.HOOPING.

Kansas using mouthguard sensors to monitor concussions in 2014 -

Kansas will be one of 20-25 schools testing out new mouthguards this spring that are meant to help with the monitoring of concussions and head injuries on the football field.

Hot Start Has Kansas Softball Knocking on Door of Top-25

A program-record-tying 10-straight wins to open the season has the Kansas softball team on the national radar heading into a weekend showdown that includes the defending National Champion and No. 1-ranked Florida Gators. The Jayhawks received votes in both national polls released Tuesday, sitting at No. 27 in the USA Today/National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) poll and No. 30 in the Softball Collegiate top-25 polls.

TCU Outlasts Kansas Women BBall, 73-67

A career high fell for senior guard Natalie Knight as she chalked up 29 points against TCU, but ultimately Kansas' rally was cut short and KU was unable to overcome the Horned Frogs, 73-67, inside the University Recreation Center.

- College Sports -

Sterling Gibbs of Seton Hall suspended two games for hitting Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono in face - ESPN New York

Seton Hall suspended junior guard Sterling Gibbs for two games on Tuesday, after he was ejected Monday night during the Pirates' 80-54 loss to Villanova in Philadelphia. Gibbs was assessed a flagrant foul 2 and ejected for hitting Ryan Arcidiacono in the face during a scramble for a loose ball.

Minnesota's Amanda Zahui B. drops 39-29 line in upset win - WCBB -

Center Amanda Zahui B. scored a career-high 39 points while grabbing a conference-record 29 rebounds as Minnesota upset No. 13 Iowa 93-80 on Tuesday.

Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma Sooners Recap -

Jordan Woodard scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half, Dinjiyl Walker and Frank Booker each scored 10 points, and the 17th-ranked Sooners rallied for a 71-69 win over Texas on Tuesday night.

- Video of the Day -

WATCH: Reds-Cubs game in '84 interrupted by 33 minutes of chaos -

Know this, baseball enthusiasts: On May 27, 1984, the Reds and Cubs played a game of baseball at Wrigley Field and prior to said game, someone left the Gates of Hell open. Please do spare 33 minutes of your probably unimportant time to drink deeply of this video.  (Mr. Ed says: I'm not saying your time isn't important, the CBS blogger said that.  I haven't sat through the whole video yet.)